Bouffard Family History

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Bouffard Name Meaning

French: nickname for a glutton, a pejorative term from Old French bouffer ‘to stuff oneself’, earlier ‘to puff out the cheeks’ (a word probably of imitative origin).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bullard, Bouchard, Poullard, Buzzard, Brouhard, Boffa, Boilard

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Bouffard Family Origin

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Bouffard Family Occupations

What did your Bouffard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bouffard occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 30% of Bouffard's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Bouffard family was Farmer. Cultivateur, Cult. and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bouffard.

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  • Cultivateur

    30%
  • Cult.

    8%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bouffard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bouffard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bouffard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouffard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bouffard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bouffard. For the veterans among your Bouffard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouffard Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouffard lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bouffard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bouffard in 1950 was 34, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bouffard ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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